— by SEAN GERSKI —
This is a case where I’m not going to let the fact that I don’t care about a project ruin what I feel is a great piece of casting.
Variety is reporting that Tom Cavanagh has been cast as Ranger Smith in the “Yogi Bear” movie being developed by Warner Bros.
According to Variety, Cavanagh — best known for his TV work on “Ed” and “Scrubs” — will portray “the male lead and romantic interest of a documentary filmmaker (Anna Faris) who comes to Jellystone Park to shoot a film.”
As we previously reported, Dan Aykroyd is voicing the title bear and Justin Timberlake is giving voice to Boo Boo.
Personally, I don’t understand whey they feel the need to get “name” actors to voice the bears. I would much rather have them use voice actors who can match the voices we already know.
Not that I intend to actually watch the movie anyway.
“Yogi Bear” movie, a blend of live action and computer-generated animation pic, currently is shooting in New Zealand.
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